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Today's Screenings

  • Sully

    Until Thu 15th Dec

    Tom Hanks headlines Clint Eastwood's gripping take on the incident when Captain 'Sully' Sullenberger glided a disabled plane onto the Hudson River. Read more

  • Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them

    Until Thu 15th Dec

    Eddie Redmayne arrives in New York with a case full of magical creatures in a wondrous new adventure from J.K. Rowling's wizarding world. Read more

Next 7 Days

All Films & Events

  • Sully

    Until Thu 15th Dec

    Tom Hanks headlines Clint Eastwood's gripping take on the incident when Captain 'Sully' Sullenberger glided a disabled plane onto the Hudson River. Read more

  • Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them

    Until Thu 15th Dec

    Eddie Redmayne arrives in New York with a case full of magical creatures in a wondrous new adventure from J.K. Rowling's wizarding world. Read more

  • Gimme Danger

    Until Sun 11th Dec

    Jim Jarmusch delivers the definitive account of counter-culture icons Iggy Pop and The Stooges in this all access documentary. Read more

  • Paterson

    Fri 9th to Wed 14th Dec

    Jim Jarmusch delivers a funny and philosophical tale of a bus driver (Adam Driver) and aspiring poet who sees the wonder in the everyday. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Lord Of The Rings - The Fellowship of the Ring

    Fri 9th Dec

    The first installment of Tolkien's epic trilogy, which sees the fellowship set out on their long journey to destroy the One Ring. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Lord Of The Rings - The Two Towers

    Sat 10th Dec

    The journey continues as Frodo and Sam get ever closer to Sauron's lair, while the rest of the Fellowship toil with Saruman's formidable army at the Battle of Helm's Deep. Read more

  • It's A Wonderful Life

    Sat 10th to Sat 24th Dec

    Watch the greatest festive film ever made at The Electric Cinema, as Jimmy Stewart's depressed businessman realises how lucky he really is. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: There Will Be Blood

    Sun 11th Dec

    Daniel Day Lewis is unmissable in Paul Thomas Anderson's tale of oil-lust and power in turn of the century America. Read more

  • One More Time With Feeling

    Sun 11th Dec

    Another chance to catch Andrew Dominik's moving documentary about the writing and recording of Nick Cave's latest album Skeleton Key. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Lord Of The Rings - The Return of the King

    Sun 11th Dec

    The final installment of The Lord of the Rings sees the war with Sauron reach its epic conclusion. Read more

  • Shock & Gore presents Blue Velvet

    Mon 12th Dec

    David Lynch's 1986 masterpiece delves into the seedy underbelly of the American suburbs, featuring an unforgettable performance from Dennis Hopper. Read more

  • Conjurer's Kitchen presents Bad Santa

    Tue 13th Dec

    Conjurer's Kitchen cook up a very special Christmas dinner to accompany a screening of cult 2003 comedy Bad Santa. Read more

  • NT Live: No Man's Land

    Thu 15th Dec & Thu 5th Jan

    Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart return to the UK stage in Sean Mathias' acclaimed production of No Man's Land, broadcast live via satellite from Wyndham's Theatre in London. Read more

  • Star Wars: Rogue One

    Thu 15th to Thu 29th Dec

    Felicity Jones leads a mission to steal the Death Star plans in Gareth Edwards' new Star Wars adventure. Read more

  • The Muppet Christmas Carol

    Fri 16th to Mon 19th Dec

    Join Michael Caine and The Muppets for their own special take on a Christmas classic, complete with a collection of memorable songs. Read more

  • Elf

    Elf

    Fri 16th Dec to Christmas Eve

    Will Ferrell stars as a man raised as an elf who travels to the US to find the family he has never known in this laugh out loud festive favourite. Read more

  • The Nightmare Before Christmas

    Fri 16th & Mon 19th Dec

    Jack Skellington messes up Christmas in Henry Selick and Tim Burton's wonderful 1993 stop motion animation. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine Finale: Cinema Paradiso

    Sat 17th Dec

    Guiseppe Tornatore's ode to cinema is the perfect way to end the 2016 Cinematic Time Machine Season. Join us for the film and a behind the screens tour as well as some delicious food from our friends at Annexe. Read more

  • It's A Wonderful Life at Birmingham Cathedral

    Sat 17th & Fri 23rd Dec - SOLD OUT!

    Watch the greatest festive film ever made in the magical surroundings of Birmingham Cathedral, as Jimmy Stewart's depressed businessman realises how lucky he really is. Read more

  • Home Alone

    Sat 17th to Christmas Eve

    Two bungling burglars find themselves at the mercy of Macaulay Culkin in Chris Columbus's festive family comedy. Read more

  • Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

    Sat 17th & Wed 21st Dec

    Macaulay Culkin gets left behind by his parents again, only this time he ends up in New York City, where he bumps into his old enemies Harry and Marv. Read more

  • Batman Returns

    Sat 17th Dec

    The Bat faces off against Catwoman and The Penguin in Tim Burton's deliciously Gothic Christmas blockbuster. Read more

  • White Christmas wine tasting

    Sun 18th Dec

    Join expert sommeliers Tony Elvin and Nico Ante for a festive wine tasting alongside a screening of the classic 1950s Bing Crosby musical White Christmas. Read more

  • Meet Me In St. Louis

    Mon 19th & Tue 20th Dec

    Have yourself a merry little Christmas with this classic MGM musical about the turn-of-the-century Smith family, headlined by Judy Garland. Read more

  • Die Hard

    Wed 21st & Fri 23rd Dec

    Bruce Willis finds himself fighting terrorists on Christmas Eve in John McTiernan's witty action movie classic. Read more

  • A Christmas Carol (1951)

    Sat 24th Dec

    Alastair Sim stars as bitter old miser Ebenezer Scrooge, given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by three ghosts on Christmas Eve. Read more

  • Preview screening: A Monster Calls

    Tue 27th Dec

    See J.A. Bayona's acclaimed new fantasy about a young boy and the ancient monster who changes his life before its official nationwide release. Read more

  • Your Name

    Wed 28th Dec

    Makoto Shinkai's acclaimed new Japanese anime tells the star crossed story of two total strangers who begin dreaming each others' lives. Read more

  • Trash Film Night presents Bloody New Year

    Thu 29th Dec

    Mark the end of 2016 with a terrible 80s film about a group of idiotic English teenagers who stumble around a haunted hotel, complete with live commentary from Trash Film Night hosts Luke & David. Read more

  • Donnie Darko: 15th Anniversary

    Thu 29th Dec

    A troubled high school student is informed by a gigantic rabbit named Frank that the world is going to end in 28 days, 6 hours, 42 minutes and 12 seconds in writer-director Richard Kelly's dazzling cult fantasy. Read more

  • Silence

    From New Year's Day

    Martin Scorsese's epic new drama follows two 17th century priests (Adam Driver and Andrew Garfield) who travel to Japan to find their mentor after he renounces his religion. Read more

  • A Monster Calls

    From Fri 6th Jan

    Director J.A. Bayona delivers an emotionally powerful drama about a young boy who deals with his mother's debilitating illness by conjuring up a colossal ancient creature, voiced by Liam Neeson. Read more

  • RSC Live From Stratford presents The Tempest

    Wed 11th Jan

    Simon Russell Beale returns to the RSC after twenty years to play Prospero in this new from RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran. Read more

  • La La Land

    From Fri 13th Jan

    Damien Chazelle's colourful musical hearkens back to the golden age of Hollywood as Emma Stone's aspiring actress and Ryan Gosling's jazz musician fall in love. Read more

  • B Film presents Rebecca + Professor Linda Williams lecture

    Sat 14th Jan

    Professor Linda Williams dissects one of Alfred Hitchcock's most fascinating films as part of this special B Film lecture and screening. Read more

  • Ghost In The Shell

    Wed 25th Jan

    The cult 1995 Japanese anime returns to cinema screens for one night only, set in the information superhighways of the year 2029. Read more

  • T2: Trainspotting

    From Fri 27th Jan

    Renton, Sick Boy, Spud and Begbie return in the Danny Boyle sequel that's been 20 years in the making. Read more

  • NT Live: Amadeus

    Thu 2nd Feb

    Lucian Msamati plays Salieri in Peter Shaffer’s iconic play, broadcast live from the National Theatre with live orchestral accompaniment by Southbank Sinfonia. Read more

  • NT Live: Saint Joan

    Thu 16th Feb

    Josie Rourke directs Gemma Arterton as Joan of Arc in this electrifying production, broadcast live from the Donmar Warehouse. Read more

  • NT Live: Hedda Gabler

    Thu 9th March

    Ruth Wilson is directed by Ivo van Hove in a new version of Henrik Ibsen's masterpiece from Patrick Marber, broadcast live from the National Theatre. Read more

  • NT Live: Twelfth Night

    Thu 6th Apr

    Simon Godwin directs a joyous adaptation of Shakespeare's comedy with Tamsin Greig as a transformed Malvolio. Read more

  • RSC Live From Stratford presents Julius Caesar

    Wed 26th Apr

    Mutiny is rumbling through the corridors of power in Julius Caesar, broadcast from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and directed by Angus Jackson. Read more

  • RSC Live From Stratford presents Antony & Cleopatra

    Wed 24th May

    Mark Antony neglects his empire for a life with Queen Cleopatra in this new RSC production, directed by Iqbal Khan. Read more

  • RSC Live From Stratford presents Titus Andronicus

    Wed 9th Aug

    Blanche McIntyre directs one of Shakespeare's most gruesome plays, a revenge tragedy set in a morally corrupt society.
    Read more

Cinematic Time Machine

Live Theatre screenings

Shock & Gore

  • Shock & Gore presents Blue Velvet

    Mon 12th Dec

    David Lynch's 1986 masterpiece delves into the seedy underbelly of the American suburbs, featuring an unforgettable performance from Dennis Hopper. Read more

  • Trash Film Night presents Bloody New Year

    Thu 29th Dec

    Mark the end of 2016 with a terrible 80s film about a group of idiotic English teenagers who stumble around a haunted hotel, complete with live commentary from Trash Film Night hosts Luke & David. Read more

Cult Films

  • Shock & Gore presents Blue Velvet

    Mon 12th Dec

    David Lynch's 1986 masterpiece delves into the seedy underbelly of the American suburbs, featuring an unforgettable performance from Dennis Hopper. Read more

  • Trash Film Night presents Bloody New Year

    Thu 29th Dec

    Mark the end of 2016 with a terrible 80s film about a group of idiotic English teenagers who stumble around a haunted hotel, complete with live commentary from Trash Film Night hosts Luke & David. Read more

  • Donnie Darko: 15th Anniversary

    Thu 29th Dec

    A troubled high school student is informed by a gigantic rabbit named Frank that the world is going to end in 28 days, 6 hours, 42 minutes and 12 seconds in writer-director Richard Kelly's dazzling cult fantasy. Read more

  • Ghost In The Shell

    Wed 25th Jan

    The cult 1995 Japanese anime returns to cinema screens for one night only, set in the information superhighways of the year 2029. Read more

Coming Soon

  • Silence

    From New Year's Day

    Martin Scorsese's epic new drama follows two 17th century priests (Adam Driver and Andrew Garfield) who travel to Japan to find their mentor after he renounces his religion. Read more

  • A Monster Calls

    From Fri 6th Jan

    Director J.A. Bayona delivers an emotionally powerful drama about a young boy who deals with his mother's debilitating illness by conjuring up a colossal ancient creature, voiced by Liam Neeson. Read more

  • La La Land

    From Fri 13th Jan

    Damien Chazelle's colourful musical hearkens back to the golden age of Hollywood as Emma Stone's aspiring actress and Ryan Gosling's jazz musician fall in love. Read more

  • T2: Trainspotting

    From Fri 27th Jan

    Renton, Sick Boy, Spud and Begbie return in the Danny Boyle sequel that's been 20 years in the making. Read more

Special Events & Screenings

Conjurer's Kitchen

Christmas programme

  • It's A Wonderful Life

    Sat 10th to Sat 24th Dec

    Watch the greatest festive film ever made at The Electric Cinema, as Jimmy Stewart's depressed businessman realises how lucky he really is. Read more

  • Conjurer's Kitchen presents Bad Santa

    Tue 13th Dec

    Conjurer's Kitchen cook up a very special Christmas dinner to accompany a screening of cult 2003 comedy Bad Santa. Read more

  • The Muppet Christmas Carol

    Fri 16th to Mon 19th Dec

    Join Michael Caine and The Muppets for their own special take on a Christmas classic, complete with a collection of memorable songs. Read more

  • Elf

    Elf

    Fri 16th Dec to Christmas Eve

    Will Ferrell stars as a man raised as an elf who travels to the US to find the family he has never known in this laugh out loud festive favourite. Read more

  • The Nightmare Before Christmas

    Fri 16th & Mon 19th Dec

    Jack Skellington messes up Christmas in Henry Selick and Tim Burton's wonderful 1993 stop motion animation. Read more

  • It's A Wonderful Life at Birmingham Cathedral

    Sat 17th & Fri 23rd Dec - SOLD OUT!

    Watch the greatest festive film ever made in the magical surroundings of Birmingham Cathedral, as Jimmy Stewart's depressed businessman realises how lucky he really is. Read more

  • Home Alone

    Sat 17th to Christmas Eve

    Two bungling burglars find themselves at the mercy of Macaulay Culkin in Chris Columbus's festive family comedy. Read more

  • Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

    Sat 17th & Wed 21st Dec

    Macaulay Culkin gets left behind by his parents again, only this time he ends up in New York City, where he bumps into his old enemies Harry and Marv. Read more

  • Batman Returns

    Sat 17th Dec

    The Bat faces off against Catwoman and The Penguin in Tim Burton's deliciously Gothic Christmas blockbuster. Read more

  • White Christmas wine tasting

    Sun 18th Dec

    Join expert sommeliers Tony Elvin and Nico Ante for a festive wine tasting alongside a screening of the classic 1950s Bing Crosby musical White Christmas. Read more

  • Meet Me In St. Louis

    Mon 19th & Tue 20th Dec

    Have yourself a merry little Christmas with this classic MGM musical about the turn-of-the-century Smith family, headlined by Judy Garland. Read more

  • Die Hard

    Wed 21st & Fri 23rd Dec

    Bruce Willis finds himself fighting terrorists on Christmas Eve in John McTiernan's witty action movie classic. Read more

  • A Christmas Carol (1951)

    Sat 24th Dec

    Alastair Sim stars as bitter old miser Ebenezer Scrooge, given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by three ghosts on Christmas Eve. Read more